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20th February 2024

White Stout A Unique Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

At Nethergate, we’re all about being Traditionally Different. We see ourselves as guardians of a cherished British cask legacy – our hearts beat for the traditional cask beers: those deep, dark-roasted stouts, the timeless English bitters, and the mellow sessionable milds. Over the decades, we’ve poured our passion into perfecting these classic brews, bringing joy to traditional cask drinkers across the nation in our range of champion beers.

But we’re not ones to rest on our laurels. We know that tastes evolve, preferences change, and we thrive on the thrill of innovation and adventure. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for new ways to excite both our loyal patrons and those eager to explore the ever-expanding world of cask beer.

Our latest creation, White Stout, is the epitome of our Traditionally Different approach. It’s a beer that pays homage to our roots with its rich and creamy profile, reminiscent of the stouts that have stood the test of time. But there’s a big twist – it’s as pale as a summer’s day, defying expectations and inviting drinkers on a journey of discovery.

With White Stout, we’ve brewed something truly special: a beer that traditionalists will savour for its depth and complexity, while also capturing the imagination of those seeking the next big thing in cask ale. It’s a testament to our commitment to tradition, our love for innovation, and our dedication to keeping the cask category vibrant and exciting.

So, whether you’re a staunch traditionalist or a daring explorer of new flavours, discover the taste of White Stout and embrace the unexpected!

How Does It Taste – Embrace the Unexpected

Discover a revelation in brewing with our White Stout—a mesmerising oxymoron that challenges expectations. This luxurious beer defies convention, presenting the velvety, creamy textures traditionally associated with stouts, yet captivating with a surprisingly pale appearance. Enriched with the infusion of vanilla pods and cocoa nibs, it delivers a sumptuous experience, unveiling silky vanilla notes and subtle hints of chocolate.

“It’s a pretty unique beer really..” said Ian Carson, Head Brewer, “it’s a beer type you don’t often see and when you explain it to people, they’re like “how’s that going to work?” Although there were some challenges during the brewing process, the end result is bang on – a beer with a rich, creamy, velvety flavour profile but with a surprisingly light, golden colour. It really is something to behold! And who knows, it might encourage more drinkers to explore dark beers more often”.


Where to Try

White Stout will be available in 500ml bottles, 9G casks or 4.5G pins from March 2024. Available to purchase online, over the phone or with us in our shops.



Experience The Magic on Tap

Indulge in the delightful experience of White Stout at a pub near you or at one of our taprooms. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be delivering 9G casks and 4.5G pins of White Stout on our vans from early March to our fantastic customers across East Anglia and beyond. Plus, we’re delighted to partner with JD Wetherspoons to feature White Stout in dozens of their pubs nationally. If you want to find out which pub closest to you will be serving White Stout on draught, get in touch, and we’ll be happy to provide the details.

Additionally, you can enjoy White Stout on draught in both of our taprooms in Long Melford and Bury St Edmunds. So, next time you’re in the area, pop down and treat yourself to a taste of something extraordinary!

Enjoy White Stout at Home

If you prefer to enjoy the enchanting taste of White Stout from the comfort of your own home, we’ve got you covered. Look out for White Stout in our fresh beer boxes and 12x 500ml bottle packs, available online and in our shops. With free UK delivery options available, visit our Online Shop or pay us a visit to our shops for more information and to stock up on your supply of White Stout.

Members get 10% off all purchases as usual!


Address – Nethergate Brewery, Rodbridge Corner, Long Melford CO10 9HJ

Name – White Stout.

ABV – 4.5%

Allergens – Gluten-free. Vegan-friendly in bottles.

Hops Used – Boudicea, Crystal & Challenger.

Formats – Available in 500ml bottles, 9G casks. 4.5G pins and take-home beer boxes (9, 18 or 36 pints).

About Nethergate Brewery

Since 1986, Nethergate Brewery has been a shining example of passion, innovation, and excellence in the world of brewing. White Stout embodies our relentless pursuit of new horizons in brewing, merging our profound reverence for traditional techniques with the thrilling possibilities of modern craft. Embark on this extraordinary journey with us and be among the pioneers to taste the future of brewing.

Contact: James Holberry,

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